Category: Architectural/Project Related News

Architectural/Project Related News

Before & After: Bathroom Transformations

The owners of this Brooklyn apartment challenged us to reconfigure two bathrooms by adding a new shower in the master bathroom that was borrowed from the guest bathroom, which then became a powder room off the living space. The previous master bathroom felt detached and confined, but we were able to make it much more…

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Happy New Year!

With the rush of the holidays behind us, many of us are making resolutions that lead to health and happiness. Health (and happiness in our belly) starts in the kitchen, and we can’t imagine a better setting than this bright Upper West Side townhouse kitchen to welcome a fresh start in 2019. Working in collaboration…

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Happy Holidays from Baxt Ingui

Our holiday mailer features this major transformation of a freestanding Greenpoint townhouse with clear cedar siding, a double height entry, and a sliding glass hatch to the roof deck. Wishing you all a joyful end to 2018 and a bright beginning to the 2019 New Year. Happy Holidays!    

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Let’s take a walk…

…down memory lane! As we prepare our 2018 holiday mailer, we reminisce on years past and are grateful to add another chapter to our collection of greetings.   

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City College of NY Students Learning About Passive House

Last week, we were able to share the process of passive house construction with City College of New York’s “Low Energy Buildings / High-Performance Architecture” class. Taught by Alan Barlis of Barlis Wedlick Architects and adjunct lecturer Ben Leer of 475 High Performance Building Supply, the class of undergrad and graduate students toured a Baxt Ingui…

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Exacting The Level 5 Finish

Industry standards define wall finishes on a scale of 0 (no finish) to 5 (the most uniform finish). Typically, level 5 finish is reserved for areas that have very specific requirements, i.e. where highly reflective surface treatments will be used or where lighting is especially unforgiving.It is a painstaking process that requires several finish layers…

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Passive House Plus features Baxt Ingui

Ireland-based publication Passive House Plus is featuring our Carroll Gardens project as part of their current issue’s international selections! Renovating an existing building into a passive building is often more difficult than building passive from the ground up. We are proud of this project because it was not only Passive House certified, but Passive House Plus…

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It’s In the Details

The holidays are upon us which means lots of entertaining and cooking. The kitchen is often the workhorse of the home and requires special attention when planning for each cook’s needs. Storage space and accessibility are key, and elements like the ‘magic corner’, kick drawers, and appliance garages are thoughtful additions that make each kitchen…

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Painting as Artistry

It will take a very observant eye to see that this arched opening is not real wood. Once we saw this in the field, it was clear that a stained wood finish would make this pass through look much more distinguished. We were able to work with a skilled, decorative painter to mimic wood grain…

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Before & After – Garden Floor Kitchen

This remodel took a cramped parlor floor kitchen and moved it to the garden floor for a larger and more functional layout. The new staircase creates a compact, but direct connection between the two areas and the family members that occupy them. The two areas are designed to be used in tandem but can also…